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Breaking News - 5/20/2015 10:07 AM

Cordoba Indicted, Waives Extradition

Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, has waived an extradition hearing in Texas, and will be transported back to Fulton County, Ohio.Once he arrives, he will face a two-count indictment charging him with muder and domestic violence. More...

Archbold Schools Will End 2018-19 In Red Without Levy Renewal

Without the renewal of the $1.1-million emergency property tax levy next spring, the Archbold Area School District will end the 2018-19 fiscal year more than three-quarters of a million dollars in the hole. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ricardo F. Villarreal

Ricardo F. Villarreal, 69, of Fayette, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at CHP Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance. Ricardo was born on Jan. 3, 1946, to Rumaldo and Maria (Fonseca) Villarreal in San Juan, Texas. More...

Dorothy Eileen Meller

Dorothy Eileen Meller, age 85, of Archbold and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2015, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Ruth H. Siegel, 90, Archbold, died May 12, 2015. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Jenna Lynn McCance, 26, Archbold, died May 11, 2015. Survivors include her husband, Devin, and two children. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon. More...

People

Honoring Those Who Died

Wyatt Borer, eight-year-old son of Adam and Mindy, Pettisville, helps American Legion members distribute American flags at the Pettisville Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. More...

Meller Participates In ISWEEEP Olympiad

Hannah Meller, a Pettisville High School senior, participated in the eighth annual International Sustainable World Energy Engineering and Environment Project Olympiad (ISWEEEP), May 7-10, in Houston, Texas. More...

Addington On Gold Rated FCCC Team

Rebecca Addington, Archbold, was one of three students from the Four County Career Center Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter to received a gold rating in the early childhood education team event at the state skills compet More...

Opinion

Archbold, Pettisville High Schools Deliver Superior Education

U.S. News & World Report, a media outlet that ranks everything from cars to colleges, has named Archbold High School the 52ndbest high school in the state of Ohio. That’s out of 881 high schools in the state. Pettisville was ranked 118th. More...

Memorial Day

We Honor the Men and Women Who Died For Our Freedom

In May 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, John A. Logan, major general and head of the Grand Army of the Republic, a group for Union veterans, declared that May 30 be known as Decoration Day. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 25, 2005 Registered voters in Fulton County will cast ballots on touch screen voting machines Nov. 6, said Gloria Marlatt, director of Fulton County Board of Elections. More...

Breaking News - 10:09 AM

DIV. III DISTRICT TRACK

Archbold Boys 4x800, Macey Rupp Win District Titles

Archbold won two district titles after the first day of competition at the Division III District Track & Field Meet, Thursday, May 21, at Ayersville.The boys 4x800-meter relay team of Zach Belknap, Jacob Rodriguez, Jack Fisher, and Logan Garrow w More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2015 6:51 PM

STREAKS ADVANCE TO DISTRICT SOFTBALL FINAL

Archbold 2, Genoa 1

Archbold (23-4) advanced to the Division III district softball final with a 2-1 victory over Genoa (15-7), Wednesday, May 20, at Maumee.The Streaks play Otsego (20-7) in the district final, Saturday, May 23, 12 noon. More...

Archbold 52nd Among Ohio High Schools

Pettisville Ranked 118th

Archbold High School ranked among the top 6% of the 881 high schools across the state, and was one of only four in Northwest Ohio to break into the Top 100. More...

Area Veterans To Speak At Memorial Day Services

Three men who have served their country in the armed services on land, in the sea, and in the air, are speakers at Memorial Day services in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners, Monday, May 25. Archbold More...

News

Rotary Hosts Seniors

Archbold Rotary hosted 88 AHS seniors at its annual Senior Day program at Founders Hall, Friday, May 15. Event speaker was Corey McQuade, managing director with Northwestern Mutual in Chicago. More...

Corn 90% Planted; Rain Delays Farmers

The Fulton County corn crop is 90% planted, and what has been planted has emerged, Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent said Monday. More...

Engineers Report On County, Village Projects

Two area road projects are progressing well, engineers report. Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, said the almost-$4.3 million, threephase resurfacing of Co. Rd. D is “progressing along just fine. More...

Public Record

Tip Leads To Capture Of Cordoba

It was a tip that led U.S. marshals to Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, the man wanted in connection with a shooting death in Wauseon. More...

Rural Archbold Man Gets Jail Sentence

Jason R. Hayes, 43, Archbold, was sentenced to 180 days in jail in connection with a drug charge. Hayes was sentenced Monday, May 11, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on or about Dec. More...

Woman Hospitalized After Crash At Zone Curves

Wendy Thomas, 49, Buffalo, N.Y., was still hospitalized in critical condition last week after she was injured in a car crash about 12:05 am, Friday, May 1. More...

Sports

Three AHS Relays Set NWOAL Records

Wauseon Sweeps NWOAL Track Titles

Wauseon won both the boys and girls Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field titles, Tuesday and Friday, May 12 and 15, at Archbold. The Indians prevented the Archbold boys team from winning its seventh straight team title. More...

Ayersville Hosts District Track

Ayersville High Schools hosts the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 21, and Saturday, May 23. The meet begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday and concludes Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. More...

Streaks Capture Sectional Title

Archbold captured its 10th straight Division III sectional title with a pair of wins over Northern Buckeye Conference opponents last week at Archbold. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

West Clinton Mennonite More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 9: Amanda & Jacob Blohm, Wauseon, girl. More...

Organizations

Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. More...